Sunday, June 11, 2006

Famous last words

  • Dying is easy, comedy is hard
    Who: George Bernard Shaw, Said on his deathbed

  • Now, now, my good man, this is no time for making enemies.
    Who: Voltaire ( attributed) when asked by a priest to renounce Satan

  • Applaud, my friends, the comedy is finished.
    Who: Ludwig Van Beethoven
    Plaudite amici, comedia finite est;
    The formula traditionally used to end performance of commedia del arte.

  • Et tu, Brute?
    Translation: and you, Brutus?
    Who: Julius Caesar
    Attributed to him by Shakespeare’s famous play; his real last words are unknown.

  • This is absurd! This is absurd! ( English translation)
    Who: Sigmund Freud

  • I know you’ve came to kill me. Shoot, you are only going to kill a man.
    Who: Che Guevara

  • When the music’s over, turn off the lights.
    Who: Adolph Hitler, before his suicide in 1945

  • Father, into thy hands I commend my spirit.
    Who: Jesus of Nazareth

  • Go on get out! Last words are for fools who haven’t said enough!
    Who: Karl Marx, asked by his housekeeper what his last words were.

  • Shoot me in the chest!
    Who: Benito Mussolini to his executioner.


Wassem the German said...

these are amazing really . awesome.

Yazan said...

i love bernard shaw's..

Alex Richards said...

Interesting ... I've always thought one's last words would be something like "Aaaargh !..."
You know me , I can't stop myself being sarcastic ...

Omar said...

awesome read..
I especially liked Bernard shaw's and Guevara's..

muzik said...

couple more:
Picasso, Pablo, "Drink to me!"
Marie Antoinette, "Pardonnez-moi, monsieur."

Haider Droubi said...

excellent slection .
thank y

Anonymous said...

"The Prayer, the Prayer"

Muhammed ibn AbdAllah